Hamlet beings to treat Gertrude very poorly, explain his emotion while being very rude and hurtful toward her. Lastly, Claudius, the man responsible for the death of Hamlet’s father, is eventually killed because Hamlet was flushed with rage by the murder and by the lack of remorse from Claudius. After being betrayed, Hamlet seeks a type of revenge towards these individuals, whether it results is their death, or verbally abusing
Friar Lawerance should be held responsible for the suicides because he married Romeo and Juliet for selfish reasons, illegally, and the teens were so overwhelmed by the pressure of the situation. When the Friar married Romeo and Juliet it wasn't for the sake of love. The Friar's alterier motive was in hopes to stop the feud between the Montagues and Capulets. As stated by the Prince in Act 1, "By thee, old Capulet, and Montague, Have thrice disturb’d the quiet of our streets,
“Tragic flaw… [can] be defined as a trait in a character leading to [their] downfall” (Editors). In many fictitious pieces, characters are given a flaw that leads to consequences. William Shakespeare incorporates the theme of tragic flaw in Romeo and Juliet, through his characters. Tragic flaw is demonstrated by Romeo who falls in love too easily, eventually leading to his death. It is also shown with Tybalt who is very stubborn and reckless, leading to his end.
I know not if’t be true, but I, for mere suspicion in that kind, will do as if for surety.” Iago hears rumors of Othello possibly sleeping with his wife. As a result, Iago grows feelings of jealousy. Already being resentful of Othello for passing the promotion to Othello, this encounter increases Iago’s thoughts to ruin Othello. Iago’s jealousy of Othello possible sleeping with his wife is the spark of the motivation to ruin Othello. Attempting to destroy someone’s life because of jealousy is cruel.
The play begins with him talking to another character about how unfair it was for him not to get the lieutenant job, He then wants revenge from Othello.He accuses othello for sleeping with his wife “I hate the moor, it is thought abroad that ‘twixt my sheets/he has done my office-”(I.iii.329-370). Then he goes on insisting his lust for Desdemona because he wants to get revenge from othello “Wife for wife”(II.i.286). These false claims indicate that he doesn't really care about who he hurts, he just wants revenge no matter who it is, which makes him dangerous. Even though these are false claims
He sleeps with other women while he is married to Penelope, which in modern standards, that would be an affair and a horrible thing to do. In conclusion, Odysseus doesn’t always tell the truth, is egocentric, and cheats on his wife. Back then people only saw the good things he did that brought him home safely but it isn’t like that anymore. Odysseus in the eyes of modern day people, does many things that wouldn’t display him as a hero in any
Through Othello’s impulsive actions as wells as Iago’s malevolent ideas, Shakespeare reveals the horrid effects of jealousy. Othello’s erroneous choices display how jealousy clouds thought processes. Othello hears a rumor from Iago that Cassio is sleeping with Othello’s wife, Desdemona. Othello demands proof of this accusation, but then chooses to act irrationally. Without definitive proof, Othello demands that “ within these three days, let [Othello] hear [Iago] say / that Cassio’s not alive”
Homer does not even give the maids specific names. The suitors believe that the women have information they can benefit from so, they use the maids, sleep with them, and hope that they can accomplish getting more power and knowledge. The suitors want all the profit of power. They think that dangerous women should be kept away from the Greek household. Odysseus expresses to his son, Telemachus, “I’d rather die, cut down in my own house than have to look on at their outrage day by day.
Macbeth’s lack of sleep is due from the guilt and fear that has been haunting him since the murder, all the guilt has piled up resulting in hallucination and going insane to the point where he cannot tell natural from unnatural. He tries covering this outburst by saying it's a health problem when his conscience is the real problem. When Macbeth experiences this outbreak, he is afraid of what is happening and goes to visit the witches, who inform Macbeth that he is going to lose his reign. When Macbeth returns, the doctor questions Macbeth about Lady Macbeth’s sleepwalking, and how “This disease is beyond my practice! Yet I have/known those which have walked in their sleep who/have died holily in their beds.” (5.1.55-57).
Horatio’s character proves that Hamlet is only acting part of his insanity out to fool other, but it also shows that he actually is depressed by everyone betraying him and losing his trust and after losing everyone he ever actually truly loved. Hamlet's behavior can be judged as reasonable considering the tremendous amount of pain and hurt that he has been through. Having to pretend he doesn't know the worst possible thing, watching his mother die because her husband poisoned a cup that Hamlet was supposed to drink. Hamlet's behavior can only be described as reasonable because seeing his father as a ghost and finding out Ophelia has committed suicide becomes of him has a big effect on his depression and insanity. Only claiming he is insane, yet he has his